Cover Crops Focus of Ag Day Program Feb. 16 in Paulding (Western Ohio)
February 8, 2011 PAULDING, Ohio-- Learn about cover crops from Ohio State University experts and hear from a farmer who has used them on Wednesday, Feb. 16, at the Paulding County office of OSU Extension, 503 Fairground Drive, Paulding, not far from the I ...
Chow Line: Lose weight with new Dietary Guidelines (for 2/13/11)
February 4, 2011 I understand the new Dietary Guidelines focus a lot on weight loss, but nothing seems to work for me. Are there any new ideas? Unfortunately, there's no magic bullet. The 2010 Dietary Guidelines, released Jan. 31, 2011, recognize tha ...
See Winter's, Tornado's Effects on Arboretum Feb. 28
February 4, 2011 WOOSTER, Ohio-- First came a tornado, then fall, then snow. Ohio State University’s Secrest Arboretum will hold a free public Winter Walk Feb. 28, and the focus will be both on plants and the weather. And also on the future. “We’ll look a ...
Arboretum's Birds Not Gone with the Wind: See Them Feb. 12
February 3, 2011 WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio State University’s Secrest Arboretum will hold its first public bird walk since a tornado last year blew down more than a thousand trees there. It’s free from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12. Cardinals, chickadees and ...
Water Quality and Managing Ag Nutrients: Talk Today (2/3) at OSU
February 3, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Larry Antosch of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) will present “Water Quality and Agricultural Nutrient Management: Many Forces Converge” Thursday (2/3) at Ohio State University. Antosch is OFBF’s senior director of ...
Feb. 17: OSU Webinar on Promoting, Protecting Ecosystem Services
February 1, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The Ohio Watershed Network will present a free webinar on “Promoting and Protecting Ecosystem Services” at noon on Feb. 17, the final part of a series called “Research to Practice: Addressing Non-point Source Pollution in ...
Spring Beekeeping Workshop to be Held March 4-5 in Wooster
February 1, 2011 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension and the Tri-County Beekeepers Association of Northeastern Ohio will hold their 33rd Annual Spring Beekeeping Workshop the evening of Friday, March 4, and all day Saturday, March 5, at the Oh ...
Spring into Farm Safety: Youth Camps Set for 2011
March 30, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Spring has officially arrived, and as the weather warms up, a new season for farm safety also heats up. Each year, approximately 2,000 youth across Ohio enjoy learning about how to protect themselves from rural hazards thro ...
Tri-State Conference Features Dairy Nutrition Information
March 29, 2011 FORT WAYNE, Ind.-- Ohio State, Purdue and Michigan State universities are partnering to present the 20th annual Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference to help dairy nutritionists better serve their farm clientele. Dairy nutritionists, industr ...
Growers: 2 OSU Produce Safety Workshops Next Week
March 28, 2011 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Ohio State University will offer its Produce Safety Education Program twice next week: on April 4 in Clayton near Dayton and on April 7 in Piketon south of Chillicothe. It’s a workshop for growers on reducing the risk of foo ...